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Bod-Inc: P-260

Philelphus, Franciscus



Analysis of Content

a2r Philelphus, Franciscus: Epistolae. ‘Leonardo Iustiniano'.’ Incipit: ‘[Q]uod nihil apud me duxerim antiquius beniuolentia tua . . .’ See P‑259.


Imprint: Brescia: Jacobus Britannicus, 7 May 1485. Folio.


Collation: a8 b–z [et] [con]6 [rum]4.


ISTC: ip00584000

Hain: HC (+ Addenda) *12933;

Goff: Goff P‑584;

BMC: BMC VII 973, XII 70;

Proctor: Pr 6976;

Others: BSB‑Ink P‑428; CIBN P‑311; Rhodes 1396; Sack, Freiburg, 2852; Sheppard 5778; Veneziani, Brescia, 88.

LCN: 14386588


Copy number: P-260(1)

Binding: Nineteenth-century half calf with marbled paper boards; bound for Kloß. The gold stamp of the Bodleian Library on both covers. Yellow-edged leaves.

Size: 326 × 220 × 32 mm.

Size of leaf: 316 × 208 mm.

Some marginal notes, mainly extracting key words, and pointing hands in a contemporary hand.

At the beginning of each book the initial is supplied in interlocked red and blue; other initials and paragraph marks are supplied in red or blue.

Provenance: Regensburg, Bavaria, Benedictines, S. Emmeramus; inscription on a2r: ‘Monasterij D. Emmera: Ratisp.' ; included in the 1501 catalogue of the monastery; see Wagner, ‘St Emmeram', 198-9, no. K6. Georg Franz Burkhard Kloß (1787-1854); book-label; sale (1835), lot 3117; purchased for £0. 9. 6; see Books Purchased (1835), 22.

SHELFMARK: Auct. P 5.17.

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